Chris Brown: Celebration was in heat of moment

Former Canary Chris Brown made no apologies for celebrating his goal in front of the Barclay Stand on Saturday.

Brown struck on the hour mark, just two minutes after coming on, and clearly gesticulated towards sections of the home fans.

'I'm not sure if I was onside, but I managed to bring it down and put my foot through it,' said Brown, who had a year at Carrow Road, but left in January 2008 with just one goal to his name.

'I was delighted to get the goal. The celebration was in the heat of the moment. It has been a nightmare few months for me, but I have got to be positive now. Playing in the reserves on Wednesday was good because I got a run-out, but nothing beats playing against your old team.

'It is always nice to come back and face your old team. I was getting a bit of stick before and during the game, so it was good to be able to give a little back in the form of the goal. I am so glad to be involved again, so glad to be in the squad and thankfully was able to make a contribution.

'It is always going to be good for my confidence getting a goal so early after coming back. Hopefully I will be involved again on Tuesday in some capacity and then hopefully reproduce it. I'm feeling fine, the knee was fine. I am feeling strong so I just need to get fit now.'

Brown said he was disappointed that the Lilywhites were unable to keep hold of the lead.

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'It was a good time to score, but it was just disappointing to concede so close after it,' he said. 'We were hoping to hold on and get a foothold on the game, but we didn't do it.

'That will be one thing that we need to cut out; when we score we need to keep teams at bay. Teams are going to come out and attack us when we take a lead, we just need to see out that period and battle in those few minutes. It wasn't looking great near the end, but Turner has obviously done his homework and made a great save.'